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| Creation of Department of General Services || Amending County Charter || Resolution No. 08-03 for the purpose of establishing a Department of General Services, providing for the powers and duties of the Department of General Services, transferring certain powers and duties from the Department of Public Works to the Department of General Services, and requiring that obstructions in the public street to the work of the Department of Transportation or the Department of General Services must be removed upon notice from those Departments. || '''''<span style="color:green">Question A On Ballot</span>
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| Ratification of Bonds || Voters Approval Of Loans ||ratification of Bond Issues by voters - details of all on [[Baltimore City (2008)]] || '''''<span style="color:green">Questions B to P On Ballot</span>
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| Prince Georges County  || BI || Charter Required Referendum || Library Facilities Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $9,155,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Library Facilities, as defined therein.
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| Prince Georges County  || BI || Charter Required Referendum || Public Safety Facilities Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $38,134,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Safety Facilities (including Fire Department Facilities), as defined therein.
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|Prince Georges  County  || BI || Charter Required Referendum || County Buildings Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $112,596,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of County Buildings, as defined therein.
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| Charter Required Referendum || County Buildings Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $112,596,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of County Buildings, as defined therein. || '''''<span style="color:green">Question C On Ballot</span>
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|Prince Georges  County  || BI || Charter Required Referendum || Public Works and Transportation Facilities Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $153,224,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Works and Transportation Facilities (including roads and bridges, parking lots, and maintenance facilities), as defined therein.
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| Charter Required Referendum || Public Works and Transportation Facilities Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $153,224,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Works and Transportation Facilities (including roads and bridges, parking lots, and maintenance facilities), as defined therein. || '''''<span style="color:green">Question D On Ballot</span>
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|Prince Georges  County  || BI || Charter Required Referendum || Community College Facilities Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $48,731,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Community College Facilities, as defined therein.
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| Charter Required Referendum || Community College Facilities Bonds || An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $48,731,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Community College Facilities, as defined therein. || '''''<span style="color:green">Question E On Ballot</span>
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|Prince Georges  County  || CA || Charter Required Referendum || Telecommunications and Service Sales and Use Tax || An Act to increase the sales and use tax on gross receipts from telecommunications service within Prince George's County from 8 percent to 11 percent to increase funding available to the Prince George's County Board of Education.
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| Charter Required Referendum || Telecommunications and Service Sales and Use Tax || An Act to increase the sales and use tax on gross receipts from telecommunications service within Prince George's County from 8 percent to 11 percent to increase funding available to the Prince George's County Board of Education. || '''''<span style="color:green">Question F On Ballot</span>
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|Prince Georges  County  || CA || Charter Amendment of Legislative Proceedure || Enactment of Legislation || To clarify the prescribed scheduling and notice periods for legislation by the Clerk of the Council from five to ten days.
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|Talbot  County  || CA || Charter Amendment - Council || Vacancies in the County Council || The County Charter provides that within 30 days of a vacancy in the County Council the remaining Council members fill it by appointing a new Council member from a list of three names submitted by the Central Committee of the political party to which the former Council member belonged.
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|Talbot  County  || CA || Charter Amendment - Establish Commission || County Council Salary Standard Commission || The proposed Charter amendment would authorize the County Council to enact an ordinance to establish a Salary Standard Commission composed of seven members appointed by the County Council in accordance with Article 25A, § 5 (AA), of State law. Under that State law approximately one year before the end of each Council's term of office, the Salary Commission would provide recommendations to the sitting Council to set compensation and allowances for the next Council.
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| Charter Amendment - Establish Commission || County Council Salary Standard Commission || The proposed Charter amendment would authorize the County Council to enact an ordinance to establish a Salary Standard Commission composed of seven members appointed by the County Council in accordance with Article 25A, § 5 (AA), of State law. Under that State law approximately one year before the end of each Council's term of office, the Salary Commission would provide recommendations to the sitting Council to set compensation and allowances for the next Council. || '''''<span style="color:green">Question B On Ballot</span>
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|Wicomico County  || CA ||Amendment To Bond Law|| Refund of Indebtedness || To amend the Wicomico County Charter to permit the County to refund outstanding bonds, certificates of indebtedness, notes and other obligations in accordance with state law.
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|Wicomico County  || CA || Amendment To Bond Law || Extension of Obligation Maturity Date, Clarification of BAN Terms || To amend the Wicomico County Charter to permit the County to refund outstanding bonds, certificates of indebtedness, notes and other obligations in accordance with state law.
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Latest revision as of 21:03, 14 September 2009

Here is a list of the Maryland 2008 local ballot measures by county. In this table, "CA" stands for Charter Amendment, "BI" stands for Bond Issue, "LR" stands for Local Referendum, and "CO" stands for County Ordinance.

On the ballot

Anne Arundel

Title Subject Description Result


Failure of Bills County Charter Any ordinance passed by the County Council and returned unsigned by the County Executive after the ten day presentation period will become law on the tenth day. Approveda
County Ethics Commission County Charter County Council shall nominate for appointment by the County Executive three of the seven members of the Ethics Commission. Approveda

City of Baltimore

Title Subject Description Result


County Charter Establish a Department of General Services Approveda
City bonds Voters Approval Of Loans Ratification of Bond Issues by voters - details on Baltimore City (2008) Approveda

County of Baltimore

Title Subject Description Result


Qualifications of Council Members Amending Charter AN ACT to amend the County Charter to remove the prohibition on qualifying or serving as a member of the County Council while holding employment with the State. (Bills 52-07 and 81-08) Question A On Ballot
Ratification of Bonds Voters Approval Of Loans ratification of Bond Issues by voters - details of all on Baltimore County (2008) Question C to K On Ballot

Carroll

Title Subject Description Result


Senate Bill 659 County Police Would require the County Commissioners of Carroll County to submit an ordinance creating a county police department. On Ballot

Garrett

Title Subject Description Result


House Bill 276 Alcohol Would authorize Sunday sales of certain alcoholic beverages in the election districts of Garrett County. On Ballot

Montgomery

Title Subject Description Result


Charter Amendment by act of County Council Repeal of Legally Ineffective Provisions Repeal Sections 311A, 311B, and 313A of the County Charter, regarding use of County funds to operate a landfill system on residentially zoned land; burying or trenching sewage sludge on residentially zoned land; and telephone service offered by the C&P Telephone Company. Question A On Ballot
Charter Amendment by petition Property Tax Limit - Votes Needed to Override Amend Section 305 of the County Charter to require a unanimous vote of 9 Councilmembers, rather than the 7 out of 9 votes currently required, to levy a tax on real property that will produce revenue that exceeds the annual limit on property tax revenue set in that section. Question B On Ballot

Prince George's

Title Subject Description Result


Charter Required Referendum Library Facilities Bonds An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $9,155,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Library Facilities, as defined therein. Question A On Ballot
Charter Required Referendum Public Safety Facilities Bonds An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $38,134,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Safety Facilities (including Fire Department Facilities), as defined therein. Question B On Ballot
Charter Required Referendum County Buildings Bonds An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $112,596,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of County Buildings, as defined therein. Question C On Ballot
Charter Required Referendum Public Works and Transportation Facilities Bonds An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $153,224,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Works and Transportation Facilities (including roads and bridges, parking lots, and maintenance facilities), as defined therein. Question D On Ballot
Charter Required Referendum Community College Facilities Bonds An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $48,731,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Community College Facilities, as defined therein. Question E On Ballot
Charter Required Referendum Telecommunications and Service Sales and Use Tax An Act to increase the sales and use tax on gross receipts from telecommunications service within Prince George's County from 8 percent to 11 percent to increase funding available to the Prince George's County Board of Education. Question F On Ballot
Charter Amendment of Legislative Proceedure Enactment of Legislation To clarify the prescribed scheduling and notice periods for legislation by the Clerk of the Council from five to ten days. Question G On Ballot

Talbot

Title Subject Description Result


Charter Amendment - Council Vacancies in the County Council The County Charter provides that within 30 days of a vacancy in the County Council the remaining Council members fill it by appointing a new Council member from a list of three names submitted by the Central Committee of the political party to which the former Council member belonged. Question A On Ballot
Charter Amendment - Establish Commission County Council Salary Standard Commission The proposed Charter amendment would authorize the County Council to enact an ordinance to establish a Salary Standard Commission composed of seven members appointed by the County Council in accordance with Article 25A, § 5 (AA), of State law. Under that State law approximately one year before the end of each Council's term of office, the Salary Commission would provide recommendations to the sitting Council to set compensation and allowances for the next Council. Question B On Ballot

Wicomico

Title Subject Description Result


Amendment To Bond Law Refund of Indebtedness To amend the Wicomico County Charter to permit the County to refund outstanding bonds, certificates of indebtedness, notes and other obligations in accordance with state law. Question A On Ballot
Amendment To Bond Law Extension of Obligation Maturity Date, Clarification of BAN Terms To amend the Wicomico County Charter to permit the County to refund outstanding bonds, certificates of indebtedness, notes and other obligations in accordance with state law. Question B On Ballot